BET Awards Winners 2024: SZA, Usher and Killer Mike Take Top Honors

The BET Awards spread the love around on Sunday, awarding artists ranging from SZA to Nicki Minaj to Usher to Killer Mike with top honors. SZA and Usher won Best Female and Male R&B/Pop Artist, respectively, while Killer Mike took home Album of the Year for “Michael.” Nicki Minaj and Kendrick Lamar were named Best Female and Male Hip Hop Artist, respectively, and Tyla won Best New Artist.

Usher also won the Lifetime Achievement Award for his work over the last few decades, fresh off his Super Bowl halftime performance earlier this year.

On the film side, “Bob Marley: One Love” won Best Movie over other nominees like “American Fiction,” “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” and Beyonce’s “Renaissance” while Denzel Washington and Regina King won Best Actor and Actress, respectively.

The award show, which ran four hours and was hosted by Taraji P. Henson, also made waves on social media when Will Smith turned up to debut his brand new song “You Can Make It.” alongside Fridayy and the Sunday Service Choir.

See the full list of BET Awards winners below.

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

Muni Long
Coco Jones
Doja Cat
SZA – Winner
Victoria Monét

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Brent Faiyaz
Bryson Tiller
Burna Boy
Chris Brown
October London
Usher – Winner

Best Group

Y$, Ye, Ty Dolla $ign – Winner
2 Chainz & Lil Wayne
Blxst & Bino Rideaux
City Girls
Maverick City Music

Best Collaboration

Lil’ Durk ft. J.Cole – All My Life – Winner
Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar – America Has A Problem (Remix)
Nicki Minaj & Ice Spice (with Aqua) – Barbie World
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – Bongos
Y$, Ye, Ty Dolla $ign ft. Rich the Kid, and Playboi Carti – Carnival
Lola Brooke ft. Latto & Yung Miami – Don’t Play With It (Remix)
Nicki Minaj ft. Lil Uzi Vert – Everybody
Usher, Summer Walker, & 21 Savage – Good Good
Drake ft. Sexyy Red & SZA – Rich Baby Daddy

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Doja Cat
Cardi B
Ice Spice
Megan Thee Stallion
Nicki Minaj – Winner
Sexyy Red

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

21 Savage
Burna Boy
J. Cole
Kendrick Lamar – Winner
Lil Wayne

Video of the Year

Doja Cat – Agora Hills
Lil Durk ft. J.Cole – All My Life
Nicki Minaj & Ice Spice (with Aqua) – Barbie World
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – Bongos
Drake ft. J.Cole – First Person Shooter
Usher, Summer Walker, & 21 Savage – Good Good
Victoria Monét – On My Mama – Winner
Drake ft. Sexyy Red & SZA – Rich Baby Daddy

Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom
Cole Bennett – Winner
Dave Meyers
Janelle Monae & Alan Ferguson
Tyler, The Creator

Best New Artist

Ayra Starr
Bossman DLow
October London
Sexyy Red
Tyla – Winner

Album of the Year

Chris Brown – 11:11
Gunna – A Gift & A Curse
21 Savage – American Dream
Usher – Coming Home
Drake – For All The Dogs (Scary Hours Edition)
Victoria Monét – Jaguar II
Killer Mike – Michael – Winner
Nicki Minaj – Pink Friday 2
Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
Shirley Caesar – All Of The Glory
Kirk Franklin – All Things
Halle Bailey – Angel
Cece Winans – Come Jesus Come
Erica Campbell – Do You Believe In Love?
Maverick City Music, Naomi Raine, & Chandler Moore – God Problems
Tems – Me & U
Kirk Franklin – Try Love

BET Her Award

Beyoncé – 16 Carriages
Nicki Minaj ft. Tasha Cobbs Leonard – Blessings
Ayra Starr – Commas
Flo ft. Missy Elliot – Fly Girl
Megan Thee Stallion – Hiss
Victoria Monét – On My Mama – Winner
SZA – Saturn
GloRilla – Yeah Glo!

Best Movie

American Fiction
Bob Marley: One Love – Winner
Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
The Book of Clarence
The Color Purple
The Equalizer 3
The Little Mermaid

Best Actor

Anthony Mackie
Colman Domingo
Damson Idris
Denzel Washington – Winner
Donald Glover
Idris Elba
Jeffrey Wright
Lakeith Stanfield

Best Actress

Angela Bassett
Ayo Edebiri
Coco Jones
Danielle Brooks
Halle Bailey
Issa Rae
Regina King – Winner

YoungStars Award

Akira Akbar
Blue Ivy Carter – Winner
Demi Singleton
Heiress Diana Harris
Jabria McCullum
Jalyn Hall
Leah Jeffries
Van Van

Sportswoman of the Year

A’Ja Wilson
Angel Reese – Winner
Coco Gauff
Flau’Jae Johnson
Juju Watkins
Naomi Osaka
Sha’Carri Richardson
Simone Biles

Sportsman of the Year

Anthony Edwards
Gervonta Davis
Jalen Brunson – Winner
Jalen Hurts
Kyrie Irving
LeBron James
Patrick Mahomes
Stephen Curry

Best International Act

Aya Nakamura
Ayra Starr
Cleo Sol
Karol Conka
Tyla – Winner

Viewers’ Choice Best International Act

Holly G
Makhadzi – Winner
Seyi Vibez
Tyler ICU

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